Aahan (A): Diagnosing Tuberculosis in Rural India

Deo, S and Sohoni, M G and Gambhir, J and Arora, P (2013) Aahan (A): Diagnosing Tuberculosis in Rural India. [Teaching Resource]

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Abstract

Manish Bhardwaj, co-founder of Innovators in Health, is contemplating setting up Aahan, a community based tuberculosis (TB) control program in rural India. The case describes TB diagnosis and treatment in the public and private healthcare sectors in India and the attendant challenges. A number of candidate interventions aimed at improving the existing system of healthcare delivery are presented at the end of the case, each one of which could form the core of Aahan. Students are encouraged to use operations management principles to quantify the potential public health benefits and costs of these interventions and prioritize them accordingly. Key concepts include process flow mapping, flow balance, Little's Law and selection of appropriate process measures based on the strategic objective of the process.

Affiliation: Indian School of Business
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Deo, S0000-0002-3233-6014
Sohoni, M Ghttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0510-7109
Item Type: Teaching Resource
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aahan, Diagnosing Tuberculosis, Rural India
Subjects: Health care and delivery
Depositing User: Veeramani R
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2019 08:52
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2019 08:52
URI: http://eprints.exchange.isb.edu/id/eprint/701
Publisher URL: https://hbr.org/product/aahan-a-diagnosing-tubercu...
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